Search

Norfolk and Suffolk boat firms at London Boat Show

11:48 06 January 2012

The Boardwalk at the London Boat show. In front is the Haines 400 built in Catfield. Photo: Denise Bradley

The Boardwalk at the London Boat show. In front is the Haines 400 built in Catfield. Photo: Denise Bradley

Archant

The stunning work of Norfolk and Suffolk boat builders will be on a world stage for the next 10 days as the glamorous London Boat Show kicked off this morning.

Industry heads said that while the climate was tough British boats, such as those built in East Anglian yards were doing well on a world stage.

Chief executive of Ipswich based Oyster, which makes many boats in Wroxham and a director of the show, David Tydeman, said: “British boat building is doing quite well. There is new investment and we are investing a lot of money.”

He said that a lot of money was being made through the export market.

Search hundreds of local jobs at Jobs24

4 comments

  • Nice boats. Can I get one for under 20 pounds.

    Report this comment

    margery

    Friday, January 6, 2012

  • the boats are wonderful and stunning.be proud of local business.

    Report this comment

    bookworm

    Friday, January 6, 2012

  • Could you name these boat builders please Annbelle!! It is a little biased to name just one.

    Report this comment

    john kendall

    Saturday, January 7, 2012

  • "stunning" eh? Nice bit of unbiased reporting I see...

    Report this comment

    merrydancer

    Friday, January 6, 2012

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Insight

Construction workers at work. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

A construction sector already struggling to meet rising housing demand has been dealt a further blow – after slipping into recession for the first time in four years.

Pay among FTSE100 chiefs rose by 10pc in 2015. Picture: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

It seems that wages only ever go in one direction - at least for those at the top.

Green 100

cover

Enjoy the Green 100
digital edition

Read

Mustard TV

Meet the Team

Mark Shields

Business Editor

|

Chris Hill

Agricultural and Farming Editor

|

Business Most Read

Awards

Norfolk Future 50 EDP Business Awards Green 100

Business Most Commented

Newsletter Sign Up